OPS Grounds/Maintenance Assistant Pool (Campus Recreation- 40029319)

Florida A&M University
Tallahassee, FL - Main Campus

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: OPS Grounds/Maintenance Assistant Pool (Campus Recreation- 40029319)
Location: Tallahassee, FL - Main Campus
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 3461
Position Vacancy Announcement Campus Recreation is pleased annouce the acceptance of qualified applications for several OPS Grounds/Maintenance Assistants. Under the direction of the Landscape and Grounds Superintendent, this position is responsible for the general maintenance and care of all Campus Recreation grounds and associated properties. Responsibilities Includes but not limited to care, maintenance, and cleanup of all Campus Recreation lawns, planting bed and sidewalks, seeding, and minor irrigation repair; Assists with maintenance, care, and planting of campus flowerbeds with annuals and assisting with other plantings as needed; Maintains all athletic fields to include but not limited to emptying trash cans, weeding and cleaning of all landscape beds on all fields, with emphasis on the overall presentation of every athletic field and its surroundings, while accommodating University and departmental schedules; Provides minor maintenance and building repairs to include but not limited to window and pressure washing, vent cleaning, painting, and event set-up; and assists with other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications Completion of ninth grade; or relevant work experience equivalent to ninth grade.Recommended Competencies Knowledge of and ability to safely operate a variety of production equipment.

Knowledge of landscaping and groundskeeping techniques;

Ability to perform groundskeeping work to include the transplanting, cultivation, pruning, and trimming of plants, shrubs, and trees;

Ability to meet physical requirements of position;

Knowledge of and ability to apply set research and laboratory procedures and safety practices;

Knowledge of and the ability to interpret and apply related University policies, procedures, principles, and practices; and

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Anticipated Salary Range $11/hour.Pay Plan This is an Other Personnel Support (OPS)/Temporary position.Conditions of Employment Successful candidate is subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks and verification of education. An official college transcript, a high school diploma, or other educational documents must be submitted, where applicable, at the time of employment. Only United States (U.S.) citizens or aliens who have a legal right to work in the U.S. are eligible for employment. Federal law requires proof of your authorization to work in the United States. You will be required to provide proof of your identity and employment eligibility within three (3) days of employment. Section 110.1128, Florida Statutes, prohibits employment by the State (including re-hire after a break in service) of any male born after October 1, 1962, who failed to register with the Selective Service System, under the provisions of the U.S. Military Selective Service Act, during the person’s period of eligibility (ages 18 through 25). Additionally, if currently employed by the State, this law prohibits the promotion of such person. You may be required to provide documentation. How To Apply Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history and education details even if attaching a resume. If you are a current FAMU employee, you must apply through Self Service in iRattler. This search is being conducted under Florida law, including the Sunshine law and Public Records law.Reasonable Accommodation If you require a reasonable accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act (ADAA), please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs at (850) 599-3076 at least ten (10) days prior to the start of the event. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the University by calling TDD via FRS (800) 955-8771. Equal Opportunity/Access Florida A&M University is an Equal Opportunity Employer including minorities, women, Veterans' and individuals with disabilities.Schedule 25 hours per weekAffordable Care Act Statement OPS employees may be covered under the Affordable Care Act. OPS employees that meet certain criteria may be offered affordable health care coverage. For more information, please contact the Benefits Section within the Office of Human Resources.

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